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January 20, 2017

ICYMI – Tutorials, UWPDesktop Nuget, and MVP Updates

This week we have updates for both new and experienced developers alike! Take a look below to see the latest news from the Windows Developer team.

New year, new dev: Developing your idea into a UWP app

With little or no prior experience, you’ll learn how to use XAML and C# to create amazing Windows 10 UWP applications, get those apps ready for publishing and see them run on UWP devices ranging from Xbox One and PC, to mobile and even Raspberry Pi. Get started here:

Announcing UWPDesktop Nuget Package 14393

The UWPDesktop NuGet package is here to improve the developer experience with Visual Studio when walking along the Desktop Bridge.

The Desktop Bridge allows you to call UWP APIs directly from your WinForms, WPF or VB application. You can use APIs such as Live tiles, notifications, App Services and many more!

MVP Updates

Your Windows Developer MVPs have been working on some pretty amazing things. Check out the two below tweets to get a glimpse into the MVP world.

The Windows Desktop Wallpaper Background!

And finally, in case you missed it last week, here is the Visual Studio Shortcuts desktop background we mentioned above. Download it here:

Download Visual Studio to get started.

The Windows team would love to hear your feedback. Please keep the feedback coming using our Windows Developer UserVoice site. If you have a direct bug, please use the Windows Feedback tool built directly into Windows 10.